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THIRTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT 



OF THE 



Municipal Officers 



OF THE 



TOWN OF DEERING, 



FOR THE 



Fiscal Year ending February 21^ 1884, 



PORTLAND: 
Printed by William M. Marks. 

1884. 



Warrant for March Meeting, 1884. 



To Almon Leach^ Constable of Deering^ in the County of Cumber- 
land, Greeting: 

In the name of the State of Maine, you are hereby required to 
notify and warn the inhabitants of the said town of Deering, qual- 
ified by law to YOte in town affairs, to assemble at the Town House, 
in said Town, on Monday, the third day of March instant, at nine 
o'clock in the forenoon, to act on the following articles, to wit : 

Article 1. To choose a moderator to preside at said meeting. 

Art. 2. To choose all necessary town officers for the ensuing 
year. 

Art. 3. To see if the town will grant and raise such sums of 
money as may be necessary for the maintenance and support of 
schools, and the poor, and repairs of roads and bridges, and to 
defray all other town charges for the ensuing year. 

Art. 4. To hear and act upon the reports of the selectmen, 
treasurer, overseers of the poor and -supervisor of schools. 

Art. 5. To see what the town will allow per hour for the labor 
of men, horses and oxen on the highways. 

Art. 6. To see if the town will authorize the assessors to make 
such abatements as they think reasonable. 

Art. 7. To see if the town will make a discount on taxes paid 
within a given time and charge interest thereafter. 

Art. 8. To see if the town will authorize the selectmen and 
treasurer to hire money temporarily for the use of the town in 
anticipation of taxes, provided the same shall be necessary. 



4 WAERANT FOR MARCH MEETING. 

Art. 9. To see what action the town will take in regari 
pay of town officers. 

Art. 10. To see if the town will raise money for a fr 
school, and how much. 

Art. 11. To see if the town will authorize the municipal 
to quit claim title to property held by the town under tax de 
payment of taxes and charges by persons claiming, to ow 
property. 

Art. 12. To see if the town will vote to tax dogs. 

Art. 13. To see if the town will choose a supervisor of i 

Art. 14. To see if the town will raise money to redi 
town debt. 

Art. 15. To see if the town will authorize the select: 
purchase material for the repair of roads and bridges. 

Art. 16. To see if the town will vote to raise the sum 
hundred dollars (1900) to grade the Brewer Hill, so calk 
Stroudwater, within the lines established by the County C 
sioners. 

Art. 17. To see if the town will vote to raise one h 
dollars in addition to the amount raised last year, to finish 
Avenue. 

Art. 18. To see if the town will vote to put a furnace 
school house at Deering Center, and raise two hundred and s 
five dollars for the same. 

Art. 19. To see if the town will vote to accept the to\^ 
laid out by the Selectmen, on the seventeenth day of Dec 
A. D. 1883, upon the petition of William W. Mitchell and 

To see if the town will vote to determine and establish th 
of said way or any part thereof, and the manner in which, 
what material, said way shall be constructed. 

To see if the town will vote to instruct the selectmen to ] 
the Railroad Commissioners of Maine to determine, after 
and hearing of the parties, by whom the expense of buildi 
maintaining so much of said way as is within the limits 
Portland and Rochester Railroad shall be borne. 



WARRANT FOR MARCH MEETING. O 

Art. 20. To see if the town will vote to build a new Alms 
House and raise money for the same. 

Art. 21. To see if the town will vote to blast out tlie ledge on 
Read Street, and raise money for the same. 

Art. 22. To see if the town will vote to blast out the ledge 
on Ocean Street, near the residence of Edward Payson, and raise 
money for the same. 

Art. 23. To see if the town will vote. to lower the grade of 
chat part of the Stevens Plains road between the residences of 
Geo. R. Kimball and A. D. Morse, and raise money for the same. 

Art. 24. To see if the town will authorize the selectmen and 
treasurer to issue notes or bonds for payment of debts of the town 
maturing the present year. 

Art. 25. To see what instructions the town will give the treas- 
urer in relation to the settlement of tax deeds. 

Art. 26. To see if the town will instruct the selectmen to fill 
up the old Canal at the bridge near the Brewer Hill, so called. 

. Art. 27. To see what action the town will take on the claim 
of William F. Seal for damages occasioned by drainage from C. 
W. Belknap's Factory, entering Capisic Pond. 

Art. 28. To see if the town will vote to accept the town way 
laid out by the selectmen on the seventeenth day of December, 
A. D. 1883, upon petition of Manuel de Almargro and others. 

Art. 29. To see if the town will vote to purchase a set of Civil 
Engineer's Instruments, and raise money for the same. 

Art. 30. To see if the town will vote to accept a street or any 
part thereof, running from Deering Street to Forest Avenue, to 
be called Noyes Street, also to see if the town will vote to accept 
a Street running from Deering Street and intersecting with Noyes 
Street, west of the Portland & Rochester Railroad to be called 
Longfellow Street, as laid out by the Selectmen on the seventeenth 
day of December, A. D. 1883, upon petition of Andrew J. Chase, 
Cummings Rogers, John M. Adams and others. 

Art. 31. To see what action the town will take in relation to 



6 WAERANT FOR MARCH MEETING. 

an adjustment of the controversy now existing between the tow 
and the Portland & Rochester R. R. Corporation, in regard to tl: 
crossing of their Track or Tracks, in Deering, by Falmouth, Fe 
senden, Pitt and William Streets and other streets and crossingi 

Art. 32. To see what time in March the town will hold it 
annual meeting, and how they will notif}^ it. 

Art. 33. To see if the town will build a sewer on Mechani 
Street, and in some way connect it with Back Cove, and rais 
money for the same. 

The Selectmen" will be in session at their office, on Saturday 
the first day of March, A. D. 1884, to receive applications of pe 
sons claiming the right to vote, and for revising and correctin 
the voting list. 

Given under our hands this twenty-first day of February, A. I 
1884. 

GEORGE B. LEAVITT, ) Selectmen 
THOS. J. RIGGS, [ >of 

DANIEL D. CHENERY, ) Deering, 



Eeport of Selectmen. 



To the Inhabitants of the Town of Deering : 

We herewith submit for your consideration a statement of -the 
Receipts and Expenditures of the Town, for the year ending 
Feb. 21st, 1884. 

For Roads and Bridges the appropriation was |5,800. Receipts 
$27.80, making a total of $5,827.80. The expenditures including 
the overrun of last year was 16,717.62, making an overrun of 
$889.82. . 

For Support of Schools the appropriation was $4,500. Balance 
from 1882 was $2,285.59. State Fund $1,921.39. Total $8,706.98. 
Expenditures, $8,654.09. Balance unexpended, $52.89. 

For high school the appropriation was $1,500. Balance from 
1882, $563.31, State fund $250, making a total of $2,313.31. 
Expended $2,064.27. Balance unexpended, $249.04. 

For almshouse and farm the appropriation was $1,200. Re- 
ceipts, $1,047.56. Balance from 1882, $605.35, making a total of 
$2,852.91. Expenditures was $2,474.87. Balance unexpended, 
$378.04. 

For incidental expense the appropriation was $900. Receipts, 
$3,725.44. Balance from 1882, 1195,11, making a total of $4,820.- 
bb. Expenditures, $960,03. Balance unexpended, $3,860.52. 

For sidewalks the appropriation was $500. Receipts, $1.00, 
making a total of $501.00. Expenditures, $611.16, making an 
overrun of $110.16. 



8 EEPORT OF SELECTMEN. 

For snow bills the appropriation was $300. Balance from 1882 
was 132.36, making a total of 1332.36. Expended, $335.52, 
making an overrun of $3.16. 

For town officers the appropriation was $1,500. Balance from 
1882 was $337.00, making a total of $1,83T.00. Expended, 
$1,649.75. Balance unexpended, $187.25. • 

For repairs on School Houses the appropriation was $1,000, 
Amount expended $1,200.65, an overrun of $200.65. 

For Out Door Poor the appropriation was $1,200; receipts 
$325.41, making a total of $1,525.41. Expenditures including 
the overrun of last year $2,195.59, making an overrun of $670.18. 

For Deering Point School House the appropriation was $400. 
Expended $628.63, making an overrun of $228.63. 

For fencing, grading, etc.. School House Lot at Libby's Corner, 
received for Old School House and Lot $400.00. Expended, 
$217.65. Balance unexpended $182.35. 

For South Street the appropriation was $200. Expended, 
$130.95. Balance unexpended, $69.05. 

For Hartley Avenue the appropriation was $300. We have 
expended nothing. Balance, $300. 

For grading Nason's Corner School House Lot the appropria- 
tion was $50, which has not been expended. 

For commissions and abatements the appropriation was $1,000 ; 
balance from 1882, $1,296.63 ; 'supplementary tax, $160.16 ; over- 
lay, $1,497.87, making a total of $3,954.66. Amount expended, 
$1,579.28, leaving a balance to the credit of this acct. of $2,375.38. 

We also find the following unexpended balances remaining to 
the credit of special appropriations, the accounts of which should 
be balanced, as the jobs for which the money was appropriated 
are finished. We would recommend these balances be transferred 
to other accounts. 

Libby Corner school house, lot, $184 52 

New street. East Deering, 15 76 

South street, 69 05 



REPORT OF SELECTMEN. 



School house lot, Deering's Bridge, 11 20 

School house lot at Stroudwater, 94 

Total amount of appropriations, balance from 1882 

and receipts for 1883, are ^35,021 98 

Total amount of expenditures and overdrawn on roads 
and bridges, repairs on school houses, and out- 
door poor for 1882, are 29,420 06 



Balance unexpended. 
Orders drawn. 



$5,601 92 

$27,148 56 



We recommend the town raise the following 
ensuing year : 
For purchasing rock and running Crusher, 

" roads and bridges, 

" support of schools, 

" interest, 

" painting and repairing school house, 

" discount on taxes, 

" alms house and farm, 

" town officers, 

" snow bills, 

" high school, 

" side walks,' 

" out door poor, 

" commissions and abatements. 



GEORGE B. LEAVITT, 

T. J. RIGGS, 

DANIEL D. CHENERY, 



amounts for the 



11500 00 


5000 00 


4500 00 


3000 00 


500 00 


1000 00 


1200 00 


1500 00 


300 00 


1500 00 


1000 00 


1200 00 


500 00 


Mectmen 

of 
Deering. 



RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES OF THE TOW 
OF DEERING, 

For the Year ending February 21, 1884. 

TAXES ASSESSED, 1883. 

For State Tax $10,354 

County Tax 1,505 

Roads and Bridges -. $5,800 00 

Support of Schools , 4,500 00 

Interest 3,000 00 

Painting and Repairing School Houses 1,000 00 

Alms House and Farm 1,200 00 

Town Officers 1,500 00 

Incidental Expenses .' 900 00 

Snow Bills 300 00 

High School 1,500 00 

Sidewalks 500 00 

Out Door Poor 1,200 00 

Collector's Commissions and Abatements 1,000 00 

Town Debt 7,000 00 

Hartly Avenue 300 00 

South Street 200 00 

School House at Deering Point 400 00 

$30,300 I 

Overlayings $1,497 ! 

Dog Tax 184 i 



$43,842 
Supplementary Tax 160 

Total Tax: $44.002 



VALUATION, 1883. 

Real Estate • $2,005,390 00 

Personal Estate 497,530 00 



-$2,502,920 
Supplementary Valuation 9,510 



Total Valuation $2,512,430 



Tax on Real and Personal Estate, at $1.60 per 100.00 $40,046 72 

1204 Polls at $3.00 3,612 00 

184 Dogs at $1.00 , 184 00 

_ $43,842 

Supplementary Tax 160 

$44,002 



EXPENDITURES — ROADS AND BRIDGES. 



11 



Dr. 

To Balance from 1882, 
" amount expended, 



ROADS AND BRIDGES. 



Ce. 



$1,314 81 
5,402 81 



5,717 62 



To Balance, 



labor, 



L. W. Dyer, 
Amos Abbot, 
Silas Buzzell, " 

Chas. Leicjliton, " 

E. L. MiU'iken, '' 
Aid en P. Mason, " 
Legrow Bros., lumber, 
Chas. E. Pride, labor, 
Stephen Nason, " 
Chas. E. Pride, " 
A. W. Berry, lumber, 
Robert Graffam, labor, 
S. S. Willard, 
J. C. Cobb, 
Daniel Frazier, Jr., '' 
Knight Bros., bridge plank, 
John Irvin, labor, 
Almon Leach, " 
J. W. Deering, lumber, 
Wm. H. Bragdon, labor, 
John T. Winslow, " 
Melville Hamblet, • *' 
S. P. Winslow, 
Fred P. Mountfort, " 
Amos Abbott, " 

F. L. Wescott, <« 
Lorenzo Knights, " 
James Mosely, '' 
Wm. R. Foss, " 
Geo. Wilcox, " 
M. Hamblet, " 
A. S. Wentworth, " 
Geo. Johnson, *' 
Daniel T. Kelley, repairing plows, 8 00 
Joseph Jordan, labor, 2 26 
Geo. A. Milliken, " 6 75 
C. J. Milliken, '' 7 25 
Thos. Fielding, " 15 00 
Frank Leigh ton, " .3 00 
Lorenzo Knight, " 5 00 
Wm. H. Berry '* 4 50 
Silas Buzzell, " 75 
John S. Nason, " 60 
Stephen W. Nason, labor, 12 00 
Wm, H. Berry, " 10 50 
Chas. Fickett, '* 75 
Arthur Milliken, " 16 44 
Edward Foster, " 1 50 
A. F. Minott, " 11 67 
H. F. Milliken, *' 25 .50 
H. Freeman & Co., oyster shells, 2.95 

Amount carried forwardj $815 22 



$889 82 

1 50 
22 40 

4 85 

2 50 

24 00 

3 00 
13 43 

6 00 

17 50 

22 50 
44 54 

6 50 

3 50 

54 00 

5 25 
75 00 

6 38 
48 00 

25 43 
6 75 
1 00 

23 00 
30 00 
42 57 

101 50 

18 55 
1 00 

10 28 
1 13 
5 00 

40 00 
1 50 

12 25 



By appropriation, $5,800 00 

" rec'ts for stone and loam, 27 80 
" balance j 889 82 

$6,717 62 



Amount hroug Jit forward, $815 22 

Chas. F. Morrill, labor, 2 25 

R. Polk, •' 2 0.0 

Neal Boyce, " 3 00 

Chas. H. Stratton, '' 3 00 

Thos. H. Fielding, labor, 5 00 

Frank Berry, " 2 00 

John Burke, " 3 75 

Wm. Ricker, " 10 50 

F. H. Cram, '' 19 50 

P. Morgan, '* 10 00 

Chas. H. Stray ton, "' 11 00 

Neal Boyce, " 16 12 

Chas. Murphy, " 15 38 

Simeon Sawyer, *' 30 00 

T. H. Fielding, " 7 00 

T. S. Files, " 6 64 

Thos. Fielding, " 9 87 

P. Morgan, " 31 25 

Nath'l Leighton, '' 4 00 

Thos. S. Files, " 93 36 

Chas. H. Stray ton, " 14 62 

John McCarty, " 18 00 

John Burke, " 14 62 

A. H. Goudy, " 157 80 
Geo. B. Leavitt, " 28 00 
Frank Cram. " 75 
Walter Fickett, " 26 50 
W. W. Willard, ♦' 13 .50 
S. S. Willard, " 7 05 
J. C. Cobb, '' 32 55 
L. M. Chapman, " 3 37 
Isaiah Elder, " 5 40 
James E. Logue, " 8 25 
JohnPlumraer, " 10 50 
J. M. Plummer, " 3 00 
Alvin Doughty, *' 8 85 
Walter Fickett, stone, 2 50 
James S. Knowles, labor, 7 20 
Chas. F. Morrill, " 37 
T, H. Fielding, *' 21 62 
Frank Berry, " 16 00 
Leonard B. Smith, *' 13 50 
Chas. H. Strayton, " 11 87 
John Burke, •'' 4 87 
Neal Boyce, '* 3 00 
Willis M. Elder, '' 3 00 
Almon Leach, " 22 00 
Martin Smith, " . 9 00 
Ira Nason, " 15 00 

B. F. Hall, " 47 80 

Amount carried forward, $1,631 33 



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EXPENDITTJEES — ROADS AND BRIDGES. 



Amount brought 


up. 


$1,631 33 


Eobert Graffam, labor, 


9 50 


Willis Elder, 




4 50 


Albert Leigh ton, covering stone, 47 80 


John Read, labor, 




56 00 


Ira Mason, " 




19 00 


Leonard B. Smith, 


labor, 


32 25 


Thos. Fielding, 


u 


1 50 


John Read, 


(( 


8 00 


John McCarty, 


<( 


1 50 


Chas. H. Strayton, 


.( 


2 25 


A. S. Leigh ton, 


(( 


16 50 


Frank H. Cram, 


<( 


13 25 


John Burke, 


a 


1 50 


Nath'l Leigh ton, 


a 


21 50 


Bat Larry, 


a 


1 50 


Geo. Wilcox, 


u 


10 50 


John Larry, 


(< 


14 25 


S. P. Winslow, 


<( 


4 00 


Wm. Cobb, 


a 


5 70 


Thos. C. Cribb, 


a 


74 00 


Jason Roberts, 


K 


55 00 


Jason Roberts, 


a 


4 00 


Ira Nason, 


i( 


20 00 


John T. Winslow, 


' K 


1 00 


Thos. Fielding, 


(i 


15 38 


Angus McLeod, 


li 


3 00 


R. Polk, 


ii 


12 75 


Wm. H. Bragdon, 


U 


12 75 


Geo. Wilcox, 


a 


6 75 


Geo, S. Berry, 


(< 


90 


Thos. C. Brown, 


(( 


25 50 


W. H. H. Dole, 


(( 


9 75 


John Dole, 


(( 


2 25 


Pat Heenon, 


u 


13 50 


Frank Berry, 


(( 


13 50 


Geo. Wilcox, 


" 


10 ,50 


Albert F. Purington, " 


1 50 


James Logue, 




9 00 


Arthur Milliken, 




33 75 


Chas. F. Morrill, 




10 50 


Angus McLeod, 




12 00 


E. M. Thomes, 




45 50 


James S. Knowles, 




10 05 


F. L. Wescott, blasting, " 


100 00 


Thos. Brown, labor 




9 00 


Chas. Stray ton, " 




3 00 


Thos. H. Fielding, ] 


abor. 


3 00 


Isaiah Elder, 


ti 


207 00 


John Presley, 


a 


6 00 


Richard Sweet, 


u 


12 95 


Leonard B. Smith, 


li 


11 50 


Geo. Wilcox, labor. 




10 50 


A. W. Berry, lumber, 


83 75 


R. Polk, labor. 




23 12 


J. C. Cobb, labor, 




10 75 


Albert F. Purington, labor, 


8 25 


Portland R. R. Co., 


gravel, 


135 00 



Amount carried forward, $2,929 88 



Amount brought forward, $2,929 



Thos. Shannahan, labor. 


236 25 


D. Frazier, 




5 25 


Geo. A. Milliken, 




29 12 


J. C. Cobb, 




40 05 


Albert Purington, 




75 


Amos Abbott, 




121 00 


Horatio Malfield, gr 


avel, 


5 44 


W. P. Gurney, tile. 




105 00 


Ross McGuire, laboi 


, 


12 00 


N. M. Perkins & Co., shovels, 




picks, etc., 




22 50 


R. F. Rowe, labor, 




116 62 


Rufus Tibbetts, brick bats. 


2 40 


E. M. Thomes, laboi 


J 


48 81 


John McCarty, " 




75 


Wm. H. Bragdon, labor. 


10 5( 


Wm. H. Small, Jr., 


" 


15 75 


Wm. H. Small, 


a 


27 00 


John Dole, 


a 


22 50 


J. C. Cobb, 


i( 


12 00 


John E. Forbes, 


(( 


4 50 


John H. Read, 


a 


30 00 


Albert Frank, 


a 


12 00 


Fred Mountfort, 


<( 


34 87 


John McCarty, 


u 


3 00 


Isaiah Elder, 


a 


6 00 


Chas. B. Hawes, 


a 


19 87 


James H. Leigh ton. 


(( 


IS 75 


Cyrus B. Abbott, 


(( 


40 25 


Frank Cram, 


ii 


3 00 


Arthur Milliken, 


a 


30 25 


S. P. Winslow, 


i( 


39 60 


Stephen Osgood, 


a 


36 65 


Chas. E. Pride, 


" 


10 50 


C. 0. Crockett, blacksmith worL 


:, 6 99 


Adam Wilson, labor 


J 


78 00 


Adam Wilson, " 




9 50 


Geo. S. Berry, " 




87 65 


Wm. S. Berry, " 




24 80 


W. H. H. Dole, '' 




28 12 


Wm. H. Berry, '' 




3 75 


J. L. Smith, drain pipe. 


46 50 


Mark Jordan, labor. 




42 9( 


George Barbour, labor, 


10 SI 


S. S. Willard, 




23 4( 


Thos. Decker, 




2c 


John S. Sawyer, labor, 


28 8( 


Wm. Burke, ' 




3 9^ 


Leigh ton & Cobb, nails and tools, 12 5( 


Benj. F. Tibbetts, labor, 


13 5( 


John S. Sawyer, 




3 0( 


Lewis B. Skillins, 




5 2{ 


Geo. W. Moses, 




23 2? 


J. C. Cobb, 




1 8( 


F. A. Johnson, 




1 8( 


Chas. Fickett, 




6 3( 


Legrow Bros., lumber. 


82 3( 



Amount carried forward, $4,596 



EXPENDITUEKS — EOADS AND BRIDGES. 



13 



Amounthrought forward, $4,596 62 


Amount brought forward, 


$5,131 37 


Higgins & Batchelder, black- 




S. S. Willard, labor, 


11 70 


smith work, 




13 50 


A. S. Knight, " 


14 00 


L. M. Chapman, 


labor, 


6 60 


Chas. L. Knight, labor, 


18 00 


Brackett Sawyer, 


a 


3 00 


A. Chesley, 


16 25 


J. Mosely, 


i( 


3 60 


Chas. Pride, 


6 30 


L. W. Dyer, 


a 


10 20 


J. C. Phenix, " 


2 25 


Isaiah Frank, 


a 


3 75 


A. Hawes, " 


5 27 


L. W. Dyer, 


a 


6 30 


H. L. Chenery, " 


. 4 20 


F. L. Wescott, 


u 


18 91 


James Lucas, " 


6 00 


Asa Hanson, 


(( 


22 65 


Silas Buzzell, 


4 30 


C. L. Knight, 


u 


48 00 


James A. Hunt, " 


10 50 


J. F. Knight, 


<< 


1 50 


A. T. Smith, 


18 00 


C. L. Knight, 


u 


2 00 


Geo. G. Dodd, 


2 25 


Wm. Lucas, 


a 


84 25 


A. Tate, " 


16 15 


Geo. A. Milliken, 


n 


.3 00 


F. L. Wescott, 


1 50 


John Ervin, 


a 


3 00 


T. B. Davis, powder and fuse, 8 74 


Portland Stone W 


are Co., drain 




John M. Plummer, labor, 


18 00 


pipe. 




83 54 


J. W. Smith, 


13 45 


Nath'l Leigh ton, 


labor, 


3 00 


Isaiah Frank, '' 


9 53 


John Bell, sharp 


picks. 


2 75 


E. M. Thomes, 


5 00 


James Lucas, lumber, labor and 




B. S. Cobb, . " 


3 00 


brick bats. 




108 93 


Timmons & Hawes, oyster shells, 7 70 


A. Tate, labor, 




22 80 


L. W. Atwood, " 


2 20 


James S. Knowies, labor, 


4 35 


H. P. Bennet, labor. 


9 00 


Cushmau Moore, 


a 


1 50 


Blackstone & Smith, labor, 


10 55 


Henry Wilson, Est., " 


48 12 


D. H. Read, 


47 60 


John Bell, stone chips, 


29 50 










— 







$5,402 81 


Amount carri 


ed forward. *5 


.131 37 


— 





Dr. 

To amount expended, 
" balance, 



SOUTH STREET. 

$130 95 By appropriation, 
69 05 



$200 00 



By balance, 



Ce. 
$200 00 

$200 00 
$69 05 



Wm. H. Bragdon, labor ' ..$ 28 50 

J. L. Smith, drain pipe 9 45 

M. Hamblet, labor 93 00 



$130 95 



14 EXPENDITTJEES — SUPPORT OF SCHOOLS. 



Dk. . SCHOOLS. Ck. 

To amount expended, $8,654 09 

" balance, 52 89 



$8,706 98 



By balance, $2,285 5S 

" appropriation, 4,500 Of 



State fund, 1,921 3£ 



$8,706 9^ 



By balance, $52 8f 

Helen Richardson, teaching $ 96 25 

Mildred E. Blake, '' 96 OC 

Mary E. Whittier, " 96 OC 

Abbie Lowell, " 132 OC 

Lucy S. Anderson, " ... 108 OC 

Julia M. Hawkes, " 96 OC 

Susie C. Frank, " 108 OC 

Mary H. Kimball, " , 120 00 

Dora M. Jordan, '' 108 00 

Bertha A. Knight, " 84 00 

Stella B. Collins, "" ' ; 96 OC 

Helen M. Dalton, " ' 96 OC 

Mary A. Elwell, *' 84 00 

Lizzie W. Titcomb, " '. 96 00 

Annie L. Richardson, '' 96 00 

S. L. Chubbuck, " 120 00 

Josie P. Elden, ♦' 96 00 

Joseph F. Cobb, janitor 6 00 

Julia M. Hawkes, " ., 6 00 

Fred Blocklinger, " .• 6 50 

M. E. Whittier, " 6 00 

John A. Webber, " '. 9 OC 

Mary Hurly, cleaning 4 OC 

Charles Leighton, fuel 11 02 

Eddie J. Forbes, j anitor 5 OC 

Annie L. Richardson, supplies 3 6C 

Guptil Bros., brooms, pails, etc '. 2 01 

Mrs. P. Kenney, sweeping 19 5( 

Eddie M. Cobb, janitor .11 4( 

John S. Sawyer, •' '9 7f 

James Lucas, fuel 20 5( 

Wm. B. Barnett, janitor 36 OC 

Wm. B. Barnett " 32 25 

Mrs. P. Kenney, sweeping 16 5( 

Jessie F. Adams, teaching 88 0( 

MaryE. Alden, '• ■ 88 0( 

Helen M. Dalton, " 88 0( 

Lucy S. Anderson, *' 99 0( 

Amount carried forward^ , $2,296 3^ 



EXPENDITURES — SUPPORT OF SCHOOLS. 15 

Amount brought forward, $2,296 32 

Jennie T. Mayberry, janitor and teaching 92 25 

Abbie Lowell, teaching 121 00 

Dora M, Jordan, " 99 00 

Mary H. Kimball, " 110 00 

Bertha A. Knight, " 77 00 

Mary A. Elwell, " 77 00 

Susie C. Frank, " *. 99 00 

Mildred E. Blake, " 88 00 

S. L. Chubbuck, " ".... 110 00 

John Webber, janitor 8 25 

M. Luella Dill, teaching -88 00 

Rose W. Leland, " 99 OO 

Emily L. Parker, teaching ..... 88 00 

Mary E. Whittier, " 88 00 

E. L. Parker, janitor 21 25 

James Parker, supplies 1 60 

A. Leach, fuel , 20 50 

Isaiah Elder, wood 123 25 

Hodgdon & Hawkes, fuel and express 13 48 

M. E. Whittier, janitor 5 50 

A. W. Berry, supplies 162 00 

Dresser, McLellan & Co. , supplies .^ 40 

A. W. Berry, " 2100 

Joseph F. Cobb, janitor 6 00 

Fred Blocklinger, " 6 00 

Angelo Moore, " 9 00 

Edward M. Cobb, " 11 75 

Levi Sawyer, " 8 25 

A. Leach, fuel 10 24 

Clark Bros., " 4 50 

T. J. Riggs, janitor ". 18 00 

Mrs. Gordon, sweeping 5 00 

Mrs. Decker, cleaning ; 6 00 

Amos Read 11 25 

Mrs. Doodie, cleaning 6 00 

Bridget Welch, " ..... 10 00 

Hodgdon & Hawkes, expresses 4 35 

Susan E. Dunphe, cleaning 5 00 

John S. Sawyer, janitor 7 15 

T. J. Riggs, " 32 00 

Phoenix Ins. Co •. 12 00 

Clark Bros., fuel 7 35 

Joseph C. Parker, janitor 20 90 

H. B. Millett, insurance. 125 50 

Amount carried forward, $4,236 04 



16 EXPENDITURES— SUPPORT OF SCHOOLS. 

Amount hrougJit forward, $4,236 ( 

S. W. Nason, sawing and drawing wood 54 S 

Silence Wallace, cleaning 8 "i 

Phoenix Ins. Co , 36^ 

Mary A. Berry, cleaning 5 ( 

Almon Leach, fuel 3 I 

J. D. Chenery, tuning pianos 8 I 

Stephen W. Nason, sawing wood 15 ( 

Mrs. P. Kenney, sweeping *; 

T. J. Riggs, janitor 14 C 

Mary Paine, sweeping 15 '; 

John Webber, janitor 3 ^ 

Jessie F. Adams, teaching , 89 ( 

Mary E. Whittier, " ' 93 f 

Lucy S. Anderson, " 99 ( 

M. Luella Dill, *' 88 ( 

Earnest Hatch, janitor 5 I 

Mary E, Alden, teaching 88 ( 

S. L. Chubbuck, teaching 110 ( 

Abbie Lowell, '' 121 ( 

Rose W. Lealand, " 99 ( 

Mary A. Elwell, " 77 ( 

Emily L. Parker, " , 88 ( 

L. S. Russell, janitor 5 ^ 

Annie Gordon, teaching 77 ( 

Wm. B. Barnett, janitor 34 I 

W. H. Coolidge, " 4 J 

Mildred E. Blake, teaching 88 ( 

Hortense M. Merrill, " 88 ( 

Dora M. Jordan, " 99 ( 

Mary H. Kimball, *' 110 ( 

Susie C. Frank, " 99 ( 

Clark Bros.,, coal 379 ( 

S. A. Sawyer, cleaning 8 ( 

Fred H. Fickett, janitor '. 

Bertha A. Knight, teaching 8 

Kendall & Whitney, supplies 13 i 

O. M. & D. W. Nash, "f 1 

F. H. Fickett, sawing wood 2 i 

E- M. Thomes, labor 3 i 

Geo. S. Berry, " 35 i 

A. F. Berry, " " 8 

E. Libby, janitor 6 

F. Whyley , supplies 1 

Leighton & Cobb, supplies 1 

Amount carried forward, $6,523 



EXPENDITUKES — SUPPOKT OF SCHOOLS. 17 

Amount brought up, $6,523 19 

Eddie E. Forbes, janitor 10 10 

Walter Corey & Co. , chair 1 10 

H. B. Webb, stoves, furnaces, &c 265 15 

Legrow Bros. , lumber 2 13 

Charles H. Leigh ton, fuel 6 75 

John S. Sawyer, janitor 12 20 

E. G. Johnson, making table 3 75 

Jessie F. Adams, teaching. 88 00 

Mary H. Kimball, " 110 00 

Susie C. Frank, " 99 00 

M. Luella Dill, '' 88 00 

Mildred E. Blake, " 88 00 

Mary E. Whittier, " 88 00 

Luetta Blanchard, " ,. 79 75 

Abbie Lowell, " 121 00 

S. L. Chubbuck, " 110 00 

Hortense Merrill, *' 88 00 

Bertha A. Knight, " 88 00 

Rose W. Leland, " 99 00 

Mary A. Elwell, " 77 00 

Dora M. Jordan, '' 99 00 

Sarah C. Kemp, " 88 00 

Emily L. Parker, " 88 00 

Lucy S. Anderson, teaching 99 00 

Wm. B. Barnett, janitor 33 00 

M. E. Whittier, " 5 50 

E. D. Hatch, '' 5 50 

Ernest Lunt, " 10 00 

Andrew Hawes, supplies 1 78 

Amos Reed, labor and supplies 15 75 

J. S. Knight, " 2 00 

F. Milliken, janitor 4 50 

Frank Bros. , supplies 2 14 

Warren Sparrow, insurance 75 00 

Almon Gustin, janitor 6 00 

Fred D. Chenery, " 28 50 

James Parker, brooms and pails 80 

Willie H. Coolidge, janitor 8 50 

E. F. Libby ; 5 50 

T. J. Riggs, janitor 27 50 

$8,654 09 



18 EXPENDITURES — HIGH SCHOOL. 

de. high school. Ce. 



To amount expended, 
" balance, 


$2,064 27 
249 04 


By appropriation, 
" balance of 1882, 
" State fund, 

By balance, 


$1,500 00 
563 31 
250 OO 

$2,313 31 




$2,313 31 


* 






$249 04 



F. E. C. Bobbins, teaching $175 25 

Annie A. Gay, " 191 67 

P. G. Kimball, janitor 30 30 

A. Leach, fuel 3 11 

C. B. Yarney, supplies 25 40 

P. G. Kimball, janitor 27 50 

A. W. Berry, coal 90 OC 

P. E. C. Bobbins, teaching 151 44 

Annie A. Gay, " 175 OO 

F. E. C. Bobbins, " 150 0( 

A. Leach, kindlings 1 75 

J. D. Cheney, tuning piano 2 0( 

P. G. Kimball, janitor 28 OC 

F. E. C. Bobbins, teaching 150 OC 

Annie A. Gay, " 175 OC 

S. J. Milliken, encyclopedia , 35 OO 

F. E. C. Bobbins, teaching 50 OO 

F. E. C. Bobbins, " 100 OO 

F. E. C. Bobbins, " 75 OC 

H. B. Webb, fixing stoves 21 U 

Cummings Bogers, labor 4 6? 

F. E. 0. Bobbins, teaching 226 3S 

Annie A. Gay, " 175^ OC 

$2,064 2) 



EXPENDITURES — SCHOOL HOUSES. 19 

Dr. school house LOT AT LIBBY TOWN. Cr. 



To amount expended, $217 65 

" balance, 182 35 



$400 00 



By amount received from sale 
of old school house and lot, $400 00 



$400 00 



By balance, $182 35 

Legrow Bros, lumber $48 11 

Joseph Jordan, labor 4 50 

Geo. A. Milliken, " 15 75 

R.S.Grant, " 10 50 

Ira F. Tibbetts & Co., labor 3 00 

James H. Forsyth, building fence 18 52 

J. F. Kelsey, painting 48 12 

Joseph Jordan, labor 3 00 

Arthur Milliken, " 18 00 

E. M. Thomes, " 24 75 

W. P. Gurney, drain tile : 3 15 

B. F. Tibbetts, labor 6 00 

Warren Harmon, " 5 25 

G. Thorn e, " 7 50 

H.P.Bennett, " 150 



$217 65 



de. deering point school house. Cr. 



To amt. expended, $628 63 

$628 63 



By appropriation, $400 00 

" balance, 228 63 



$628 63 



To balance, $228 63 

Legrow Bros., lumber $ 11 33 

N. S. Lawrence, labor 45 00 

Geo. L. Perry, mason work 286 00 

Cummings Rogers, labor and materials 279 04 

Frank Brackett, fence 7 26 

$628 63 



20 EXPENDITURES — SCHOOL HOUSE REPAIRS. 

Dr. repairs ON SCHOOL HOUSES. Cr 



To balance of 1882, $ 114 50 

" amount expended, 1,086 15 



$1,200 65 



By appropriation, $1,000 0( 

" balance, 200 61 

$1,200 61 



To balance, $200 65 

Blackstone & Smith, mason work $14 2i 

E. D. Starbird, labor 9 51 

G.G.Lane, " All 

A. W. Clough, " 2 5( 

Ralph Walk, stone mason 49 0( 

Geo. L. Perry, labor, mason work 24 5( 

Thomas Taylor, labor 19 5( 

Chandler Watson, painting 163 1( 

Geo. L. Perry, mason work 8 

John Ross, mason work 1 11 

Demas Libby, labor 6 0( 

C. Watson, painting and stock 41 0{ 

Melville Hamblet, bricks 26 0( 

Wm. R. Foss, labor 15 11 

A. S. Wentworth, " 9 5( 

Amos Abbott, " 11 0( 

John T. Winslow, " 2 8( 

Hodgdon & Hawkes, lime and cement 20 6( 

A. H. Goudy, trucking 18 5( 

W. Whipple & Co., paint stock , 33 2( 

J. T. Winslow, labor 63 2] 

Blackstone & Smith, mason 67 8' 

J. T. Winslow, labor 51 0( 

N. M. Perkins, hardware 2 81 

John S. Sawyer, labor 5 9( 

Geo. A. Milllken, " 6 0( 

Portland Stone Ware Co., drain pipe 93 9' 

Geo. L. Perry, mason work 50 0( 

Silas Buzzell, labor 1 61 

Jackson & Cross, " 6 2^ 

T.R.Mathews, " 5 5( 

Lane & Burnham, " 74 Of 

Geo. G. Dodd, " 5 0( 

A. Tate, " 4 5( 

Cummings Rogers, " 102 4^ 

E.B.Sargent, " 4 2$ 

Portland Water Co., service pipe and labor 52 0^ 

Blackstone & Smith 7 4f 

$1,086 n 



EXPENDITURES — INCIDENTAL EXPENSE. 21 

Dr. incidental EXPENSES, Cr. 



To amount expended, $ 960 03 

" balance, 3,860 52 



$4,820 55 



By appropriation, $ 900 00 

" receipts, 3,725 44 

" balance from 1882, 195 11 



$4,820 55 



By balance, $3,860 52 

G. M. Seiders, advice ^ $ 6 00 

Daniel Mason, labor at town house 4 00 

Thos. Quimby, tax refunded 3 00 

Daniel D . Chenery, notifying meetings, etc 84 08 

Town of Farmington, cost Bump case 48 82 

Daniel Mason, labor at town house 2 50 

Andrew Hawes, oil can and oil, town house 1 50 

Geo. H. Bailey, constable's services 15 75 

A. Leach, polls, dogs and pianos 60 00 

N. & H. B. Cleaves, advice 120 29 

Wm. M. Marks, printing 142 00 

Geo. H. Bailey, constable : 13 00 

Marrett, Bailey & Co., lignum for town house office 41 33 

John B. Bates, police 4 00 

Andrew Hawes 1 05 

Mitchell & Co., printing , 4 50 

Clark Bros., fuel, town house 5 15 

Eastman Bros., supplies, town house 75 

Hooper, Foss & Co., *' *' 4 65 

Mitchell & Co., printing 27 50 

Horatio Fox, shipping list 10 00 

D. D. Chenery, postage stamps 2 49 

Daniel Mason, labor, town house 1 25 

Chas. B. Gordon, police 18 00 

I. W. Parker, cost of suit, I. L. Frank vs. town of Deering 2 74 

A. P. Cotton, police 20 00 

Robert Lucas, " 5 00 

A. H. Goudy, '' 1100 

Geo. C. Cotton, damage to carriage 5 75 

Kimball Bros., plow and points road machine 13 50 

Mitchell & Co., printing 3 50 

N. M. Perkins, supplies 24 08 

J. W. Smith, constable duty 24 00 

Kendall & Whitney, supplies 11 57 

Portland Pub. Co., advertising 17 00 

Foster & Brown, faucet for trough 1 08 

Westbrook Fdy. Co., watering trough 12 00 

W. H. H. Merrill, tax returned 21 84 



Amount carried forward^ $794 67 



22 EXPENDITURES — INCIDENTAL EXPEXSE. 

Amount brought forward, $794 ( 

J. C. Roberts, stationery. 

Z. O. Lambert, police ^. 3 ( 

Geo. H. Bailey, 2d, enrolling militia 25 ( 

Geo. H. Bailey, police. , 8 ( 

Lawrence C. Smith, damage 7 

E. C. Jones, tax returned i 

J. C. Phenix r 1 

Eli Whitney, labor, town house 7 

Leander E. Cram, register deeds 1 ( 

Leander E. Cram, list of mortgages 10 ( 

J. W. Smith, police 24 ( 

Portland Water Co., pipe fixtures and labor 63 

Chas. B. Perkins { 

D. D. Chenery 11 

T. J. Riggs, expressage 1 f 

$960 ( 



Dr. hartley AYENUE. 



To balance, $300 00 

$300 00 



By appropriation, 




By balance, $300 ( 



. EXPENDITURES — SNOW BILLS. 



23 



Dr. 

To amount expended, 



To balance, 

James Edgjar, 
Stephen Nason, 
G. W. Moses, 
S. S. Williard, 
J. C. Cobb, 
John T. Winslow, 
F. P. Mountfort, 
George Johnson, 
Amos Abbott, 
Thos. H. Fielding, 
L. B. Smith, 
S. W. Nason, 
A. F. Minot, 
S. Butterfield, 
H. F. Milliken, 
I. L. Frank, 
Henry Wilson, est., 
A. H. Goudy, 
Chas. F. Spiller, 
L. M. Chapman, 
J. Plummer, 
Clarenton Lord, 
Thos. H. Fielding, 
Leonard B. Smith, 
John Read, 
Thos. C. Cribb, 
Jason Roberts, 
John Haskell, 
A. S. Leighton, 
John T. Winslow, 

Amount carried forward, 



SNOW BILLS. 



$335 52 



$:-^35 52 
$3 16 



$10 00 


19 66 


9 00 


5 50 


8 85 


2 00 


S 25 


15 


22 00 


2 25 


2 25 


2 35 


17 60 


2 50 


16 00 


10 88 


2 45 


9 00 


1 42 


1 20 


1 50 


4 20 


3 00 


3 00 


7 70 


12 25 


6 00 


1 13 


5 03 


2 00 


$199 12 



Ce. 

By balance, 1882, $ 32 36 

" appropriation, 300 00 

" balance, 3 16 

$3.35 52 



Amount brought forward, $199 12 

Daniel Dole, 1 05 

Geo. S. Berry, 6 15 

Harry C. Berry, 1 50 

Thos. C. Brown, 10 00 

W. H. H. Dole, 2 00 

John Dole, 3 55 

Isaiah Elder, " • 19 65 

John Forbes, 2 25 

Daniel Mayberry, 15 00 

Edward Mayberry, 10 00 

Adam Wilson, 7 60 

Mark Jordan, 1 75 

Geo. Barbour, 3 75 

James H. Leighton, 75 

Joseph H. Gould, 1 00 

G. G. Lane, 1 00 

C. Fickett, 1 65 

Chas. H. Leighton, 1 50 

Asa Hanson, 60 

Chas. L. Knight, 10 50 

John F. Knight, 2 75 

James Lucas, 9 00 

A. Tate, 1 65 

C. Moore, 1 50 
Eli Huston, 6 75 
A. L. Richardson, 4 00 
James A. Hunt, 1 50 

D. H. Read, 8 00 

$335 52 



24 EXPENDITURES — ^OUT DOOK POOR. 

Dr. out door POOR. Ce. 

To Balance of 1882, $ 842 19 I By appropriation, $1,200 GO 

amount expended, 1,358 40 1 " receipts, 325 41 

balance, 670 18 

$2,195 59 



$2,195 59 
To balance, $670 18 i 



Z. O. Lambert, Haskell children, $ 12 00 

A. Leach, coal to Hutchins, 11 37 

A. Leach, rent for Kate Paine, 15 00 

City of Portland, Mabel Burnell, 8 < 

A. Leach, fuel W. P. Berry, 8 25 

A. Leach, " Mrs. Knight, 11 23 

J. F. Blake, rent to Jabez Stevens family, 18 00 

A. Leach, fuel to Mrs. Knight, 6 86 

Clark Bros. , " Mrs. Lunt, 8 00 

Eastman Bros. & Bancroft, supplies to McCarty, 19 12 

J. S. Knowles, supplies to Mrs. Knight . 11 76 

Town of Chesterville, supplies to Blake family, 76 25 

Maria T. Hersey, Treas., board of A. Burnell, 12 00 

Z. O. Lambert, board Haskell children, ' 12 00 

Clark Bros., fuel to Mrs. Lunt, 15 50 

John F. Blake, house rent Mrs. Stevens 18 00 

Z. O. Lambert, Haskell children, 15 00 

Mary A. Cram, groceries, S. N". Hutchins, 39 59 

A. Leach, rent to Kate Paine, 18 00 

A. Leach, fuel to Jabez Stevens family, 6 50 

A. Leach, " Mrs. Knight, 18 06 

Simeon Hersey, house rent to Mrs. Lunt, 30 00 

John F. Blake, rent to Mrs. Stevens, 18 00 

Helen Perry , rent to Mrs. Lun t, 30 00 

S. R. School, board of Geo. E. Baine 52 00 

Z. O. Lambert, supplies Moses Elliott, 15 00 

Town of Chesterville,. Blake family, 24 44 

Clark Bros., fuel Mrs. Lunt 16 00 

F. Whyley, supplies Mrs. Fields, 24 48 

F. Whyley, W. P. Berry, 36 48 

F. Whyley, supplies Mrs. Knight, 56 6Q 

Georgiana Adams, nurse for Mrs. Knight, 316 00 

F. P. Irish, Ex. to Augusta 5 00 

H. B, Webb, stove, Mrs. Knight, 7 00 

John F. Blake, rent to Mrs. Stevens, 18 00 

Town of Yarmouth, Mrs. Lenham, . , 15 86 

J. S. Knowles, supplies Mrs. Knight, 7 92 

Isley Bro., coffin, &c., for Lewis Cary, 30 75 

Maine General Hospital, care of Lucy Hutchins, 21 00 

Andrew Hawes, supplies Thos. Peachy, 110 80 

E. Forbes, rent to S. N. Hutchings, 26 20 

F. Wliyley, supplies to Mrs. Lunt 27 68 

James Parker, " Lucy A. Berry, 25 77 

*' " " Kate Paine, , 3 27 

" " " F. Perry 19 31 

" " " Mrs. Fields 33 44 

" *• '* " Tucker, 105 

" " W. P. Berry, 10 00 

" " " Mrs. Green, 10 20 

$1,353 40 



EXPENDITURES — ALMS HOUSE AND FARM. 25 

Dr. ALMS HOUSE AND FARM. Cr. 

To amount expended, $2,474 87 

" balance, 378 04 



$2,852 91 



By balance, $ 605 85 

" appropriation, 1,200 00 

" receipts, 1,047 56 

$2,852 91 



By balance, $378 04 

Charles S. Foss, medicine $ 6 78 

Holden & Davis, clothing 9 00 

Rice & Calderwood, crackers 5 55 

P. & O. R. R., freight on ashes 20 50 

Walter Fickett, grain 55 63 

Hiram Gustin, salary, etc 196 53 

A. E. Gray, painting 9 36 

Hiram Gustin, pd. labor 9 50 

A. Leach, coal 27 00 

Hiram Gustin, pd. labor 17 50 

Geo. Johnson, one yoke oxen 180 00 

A. W. Berry 55 65 

Hiram Gustin, salary 75 00 

Eastman Bros. & Bancroft, supplies. 25 34 

Hooper, Foss & Co. , supplies 14 86 

Forest Fibre Co., ashes, , 37 90 

C. W. Foster, doctor's bill 15 75 

C. O. Crockett, blacksmith bill 9 30 

Geo. L. Perry, mason work 7 00 

J. F. Tapley, painting. 10 00 

Jackson & Cross, mason work 10 00 

Jackson <& Cross, " '' 6 25 

Geo. B. Leavitt, potatoes 16 20 

Geo. B. Leavitt, use of oxen 18 00 

Mark Flaherty, manure 33 00 

B. Foley, manure. 10 00 

Hiram Gustin, salary 65 00 

W. H. Snell, horse shoeing 2 62 

Brunell & Co., paper 8 91 

Hsley Bros., cofi&n, etc., for S. Harrington 15 00 

Hiram Gustin, supplies 6 00 

C. L. Dill, fish 3 05 

Hiram Gustin, ace' t of salary 75 00 

A. Leach, fuel 12 00 

Lamson & Swasy, crockery 2 05 

N. M. Perkins & Co., hardware 3 48 

G. T. R. R., freight on ashes. 23 50 

Forest Fibre Co., ashes 44 00 

Amount carried forward $1,142 21 



26 EXPENDITUEES — ALMS HOUSE AND FARM. 

Amount hr ought forward $1,142 21 

Hooper, Foss & Co., supplies 2 10 

Kendall & Whitney, mowing machine, etc 78 25 

J. G. McGlauflin, supplies , 20 50 

Chas. S. Foss 37 82 

J. B. Fickett, paints. . . '. 13 40 

C. O. Crockett, blacksmith work 8 10 

Thos. Decker, labor 8 25 

Legrow Bros. , lumber 73 69 

William Bolton, supplies 17 88 

Higgins & Bachelder, blacksmith work 14 77 

J. S. Knowles, tin ware 2 28 

H. B. Webb, stoves, etc 35 70 

Erastus Bennett, labor 5 50 

Portland Stone Ware Co. , drain pipe 13 28 

B. F. Bailey, labor 32 00 

Andrew Hawes, grain and supplies 215 98 

Amos L. Millett & Co. , groceries 61 90 

Hiram Gustin, acc't of salary 75 00 

Wm. Lucas, bricks 13 50 

F. H. Cloyes, eclipse windmill 220 64 

Silas Buzzell, rep. wheels 7 75 

J. M. Pride, butcher bill 9 00 

F. B. Libby, boots and shoes 24 45 

T. B. Davis, powder, etc 8 01 

Frank L. Gustin, labor 31 00 

C. L. Dill, fish 3 75 

Hiram Gustin, supplies 7G 02 

Hiram Gustin, " 222 14 

$2,474 87 



EXPENDITURES — SIDE WALKS. 27 

De. SIDE WALKS. Cr. 



To amount expended, $611 16 



$611 16 



By appropriation, 500 00 

" receipts, 1 00 

" balance, 110 16 



$611 16 



" balance, $110 16 

E. L. Milliken, labor $ 2 62 

Daniel Frazier, Jr. , labor 4 50 

Legrow Bros., lumber 80 00 

A. W. Berry, lumber 39 56 

J. C. Cobb, labor 7 00 

John T. Winslow, " 100 

A. S. Wentworth, " 20 56 

F. L. Wescott, " 3 33 

Amos Abbott, " ..... 2 00 

IraNason, " 6 80 

L. R. Starbird, '< 150 

Simeon Sawyer, " 9 00 

Chas. F. Morrill, " 8 25 

Frank H. Cram, " 1 12 

Geo. Pollister, " 6 75 

Chas. F. Morrill, " 8 62 

Willis M. Elder, " 5 25 

James L. Hadley, " . . 7 13 

E. M. Thomes, " 5 25 

James Hadley, " 6 00 

Isaiah Elder, " 5 00 

Chas. F. Morrill, " 4 13 

Amos Abbott, " 6 00 

E. M. Thomes, " 2 75 

Wm. H. Small, '* 75 

Isaiah Elder, " 44 00 

IraNason, " 2 00 

Charles E. Pride, " 23-25 

F.L. Wescott, " 3 50 

Beuj. F. Tibbetts, " 9 25 

C. Fickett,' " 165 

Legrow Bros., lumber 188 86 

A. S. Wentworth, labor 4 50 

Otis Varney, lumber 36 

Legrow Bros., lumber • 115 30 

Royal Leighton, labor and supplies 14 52 

Silas Buzzell, labor 2 35 

A. Tate, labor 6 75 

$611 16 



28 



EXPENDITURES — TOWN OFFICERS. 



De. 

To amount expended, 
*' balance, 



TOWN OFFICERS. 



$1,649 75 
187 25 

$1,837 00 



By balance, 
" appropriation, 



balance, 



Ck. 

$ 337 00 
1,500 00 

$1,837 00 

$187 25 



Geo. Libby $ 12 00 

J. C. Kidder 10 00 

C. B. Yarney 100 00 

Geo. B. Leavitt 30 00 

♦' 135 00 

" " 133 00 

0. B. Yarney 50 00 

; 50 00 

Geo. B. Leavitt 50 00 

Elias M. Jacobs, Treas 100 00 

C. B. Yarney 101 75 

T. J. Riggs, Clerk, 1882 50 00 

Daniel D. Chenery , 382 50 

T. J. Riggs, 1882 and 1883 445 50 

$1,649 75 



Dr. 



COMMISSIONS AND ABATEMENTS. 



ToD. D. Chenery, abatem't, '77, $ 9 25 
'78, 40 25 
Geo. B. Leavitt, " '79, 160 23 

D. D. Clienery, *' '80,11123 

'81,293 01 
'82, 240 32 
" Alraon Leach, 290 44 

" D.D. Chenery, com. tax of '82, 434 55 
" balance, $2,375 38 



$3,954 66 



By balance. 



Cr. 



By balance of 1882, 


$1,296 63 


" appropriation. 


1,000 00 


" supplementary tax, 


160 16 


" overlay, 


1,497 87 



$8.954 66 

$2,375 38 



RECEIPTS. 29 



RECEIPTS. 

OUT DOOR POOR. 

Received of C. M. Baine, $ 50 00 

" town of Minot 45 25 

" " " 60 71 

« '' Windham, 83 17 

" C. M. Baine, 86 28 

325 41 

INCIDENTAL EXPENSES. 

Received for victualers license, $ 10 00 

" license Forepaugh's circus, 60 00 

" " Doris' " 60 00 

" grass on town house lot, 3 00 

" stove sold H. Parker, 3 00 

" brick " T. Quimby, 168 

" the State for railroad and telegraph Tax, 1882, 2,010 10 

" " " 1883, 1,572 66 

" damage to lanterns, 5 00 

$3,725 44 

ROADS AND BRIDGES. 

Received of James Bell, for sand, $ 8 00 

" for loam, 3 00 

" of Wm. Lucas, for stone, 16 80 

$27 80 

SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOL. 

Received from the State for school fund and mill tax, 1882, $1,884 32 

" " " " " 1883, 1,921 39 

<* *' High school, 1882, 250 00 

" " '* 1883, 250 00 

$4,305 71 



30 RECEIPTS. 

SIDEWALKS. 
Received from Josiah C. Cobb, for plank, $1 00 



ALMS HOUSE AND FARM. 

Re ceived of Jackson & Cross^ for sand, $ 8 12 

" C. E. Pride, pasturing, 10 00 

" Wm. Lucas, for gravel, 13 62 

** Hiram Gustin, produce sold, 388 62 

*' town of Westbrook, for gravel 110 50 

" S.D.Warren, " 269 50 

Received for oxen, 185 00 

'' of J. H. Read, for shoat, 8 00 

" J. C. Knight, for sand, 175 

" L O. of O. F., for sand,...., 4 25 

Received for sweet corn, 48 20 

$1,047 56 



OLD SCHOOL HOUSE AND LOT, LIBBY'S CORNER. 
Received of J. F. Moses, for old house and lot, $400 00 



TEMPOKARY LIABILITIES. 31 



TEMPORARY LIABILITIES. 

Commissions due A. Leach, col. 1883 $ 660 04 

Balance State Tax, 1883 3,472 36 

Temporary Loan 27,300 00 

Order No. 13 76 02 

$31,508 42 



To meet these liabilities, there are the following sources : 

Balance tax in hands of collector, 1877 $ 72 19 

*' " " 1878 232 75 

1879.. 465 21 

1880 148 77 

" " " 1881 897 76 

" *' " 1882 1,793 87 

'' " 1883 20,385 83 

Tax deeds in treasurer's hands 6,148 48 

Non-res. tax in " " 22 90 

Cash in treasurer's hands 788 13 

Bonds " " unsold 3,500 00 

Due from the town of Minot 43 57 

Due from the city of Portland 62 06 

Geo. H. Bailey, produce 3 40 

James A. Berry, sand 6 21 

I. Hunt, calf 3 00 

A. Trask, pig 7 25 

W. H. Snell, use of gravel pit 8 00 

J. S. Knowles, sand 5 00 

D. H. Read, " 

A. H. Goudy, " 

R. D. Hollis, " 

J. S. Knowles, " 5 00 

S.H.Elder, " 2 75 

C.S.Bailey, " 150 

C. W. Leighton, " 21 50 

C.E.Morrill, " 20 50 

L.C.Smith, " 10 00 

A. H. Goudy, pasturing cow 4 00 

$34,659 63 



Resources over liabilities $3,151 21 



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STATEMENT OF THE TOWN DEBT. 33 

STATEMENT OF THE TOV^N DEBT. 



NUMBER OF 
BONDS. 


AMOUNT. 


DATE. 


TIME. 


RATE. 


WHEN DUE. 


61 to 63 inc. 


$3,000 00 


Dec. 1, 1875 


lOy'rs 


Q% 


December 1, 1885 


64 to 74 " 


5,500 00 


Jnne 1, 1876 


15 " 


6" 


June 1, 1891 


76 


1,000 00 


Sept. 1, 1876 


10 " 


6" 


September 1, 1886 


77 


500 00 


July 1, 1876 


10 •' 


6" 


July 1, 1886 


78 


1,000 00 


Nov. 1, 1876 


15 '' 


6" 


November 1, 1891 


79 


500 00 


Dec. 1, 1876 


10 " 


6 " 


December 1, 1886 


80 


500 00 


Dec. 1, 1876 


10 " 


6" 


December 1, 1886 


81 to 83 '' 


2,000 00 


Jan. 1, 1877 


10 " 


Q" 


January 1, 1887 


84 


1,000 00 


Feb. 1, 1877 


10 " 


6" 


February 1, 1887 


85 


500 00 


Apr. 1, 1877 


15 " 


6" 


April 1, 1892 


87 to 88 " 


1,500 00 


June 1, 1877 


15 " 


6" 


June 1, 1892 


89 to 101 " 


6,500 00 


Dec. 1, 1877 


15 '' 


5" 


December, 1, 1892 


117 to 136 " 


10,000 00 


Apr. 1, 1878 


15 " 


5" 


April 1, 1893 


137 


500 00 


June 1, 1878 


15 " 


5 " 


June 1, 1893 


148 to 149 " 


1,000 00 


Nov. 1, 1878 


6 " 


5" 


November 1, 1884 


150 


300 00 


Dec. 1, 1878 


10 " 


5*' 


December 1, 1888 


151 to 155 " 


2,500 00 


July 1, 1880 


15 " 


4" 


July 1, 1895 


1.56 to 157 " 


1,500 00 


Oct. 1, 1880 


10 " 


4" 


October 1, 1890 


158 to 159 " 


1,000 00 


Nov. 1, 1880 


15 " 


4 •' 


November 1, 1895 


160 to 176 '' 


11,500 00 


Apr. 1, 1882 


15 " 


4'' 


April 1, 1897 


177 to 189 " 


6,500 00 


Feb. 1, 1884 


10 " 


4" 


February 1, 1894 




$58,300 00 









JOINT ACCOUNT, WESTBROOK AND DEERING. 





AMOUNT. 


DATE. 


TIME. 


RATE. 


WHEN DUE. 


2 Bonds 
1 " 
1 " 


$1,000 00 

1,000 00 

500 00 


Oct. 13, 1864 
Oct. 17, 1864 
Dec. 5, 1864 


20 years 

20 " 
20 " 




October 13, 1884 
October 17, 1884 
December 5, 1884 




$2,500 00 











The amount of Westbrook debt for two-thirds of which Deering is 

Uable, is $2,500 00 

Deering's bonded debt is 58,300 00 

Two-thirds of Westbrook's is 1,666 67 



$59,966 67 

Amount of Deering's bonded debt paid $1 ,500 00 

Deering's part of joint debt paid 5,533 33 

Deering'spartof joint note refunded by temporary loan.. 1,100 00 
Deering's part of joint bonded debt refunded by perma- 
nent loan 6,500 00 

$14,633 33 

There is $1,000 of the school house debt due this year, also $1,666.67 our part 
of the joint debt, together with the $1,100 one year temporary loan note which 
is uniDrovided for, making $3,766.67 due this year. 

February 21, 1884. 
I hereby certify that I have examined the several accounts of the Selectmen 
and Treasurer of the Town of Deering, and find them correctly cast and prop- 
erly vouched for. 

HOWARD T. BLACKSTONE, Auditor. 



34 REPOKT OF OVERSEERS OF THE POOR. 

Report of Overseers of the Poor. 

During the past year there has been one death at the a' 
house (Statira Harrington). At present there are nine inmate 

As will be seen by referring to the town warrant, there is 
article to see if the town will build a new alms house. Ai 
carefully considering the subject, we have corne to the conclas 
that it would be advisable to do so, and would recommenc 
favorable action on that article by the town. 

The house is out of repair and inconvenient, especially t 
part occupied by the inmates, the living room of which is on i 
cold side of the house, and cannot be made comfortable in 
coldest winter weather ; and if, as is quite likely to be the a 
the number of inmates is increased, the accommodations woi 
be entirely inadequate. Added to which is the fact that 
buildings are situated on the best part of the gravel bed, so t 
in a short time we shall be obliged to move the buildings or g 
up the gravel. 

In concluding our report we would say that we believe that 
the keeper and matron of the alms house, Mr. Hiram Gustin 8 
wife, we have got the right persons in the right place ; and ho 
for the advantage of the town and the good of the inmates, tl 
they may be induced to occupy the same place for the year 
come. 

STATEMENT. 

Alms House and Farm in Account with the Tow^ 

Dr. 

To stock and supplies, as per bills, 12,474 

" farm and stock, as per schedule, Feb. 21, 1883, 7,009 



1,484 



Cr. 

By farm receipts, $1,047 

" farm and stock, as per schedule, Feb. 21, 1884, 7,715 

" appropriation, 1,200 

" labor on roads by town team, 80^ 

$10,26^ 



REPORT OF OVERSEERS OF THE POOR. 



35 



SCHEDULE OF PROPERTY ON THE FARM. 



Value of farm, 


$5,000 00 


Amount brought up, 


$7,028 04 


5 cows, 


300 00 


Brooms and brush. 


2 00 


2 horses, 


400 00 


1 sleigh, 


15 00 


1 express harness, 


10 00 


1 pair hand cuffs, 


50 


1 set double harness, 


30 00 


2 air tight stoves, 


2 00 


2 collars, 


4 00 


Kitchen ware. 


30 GO 


1 light A\a<Ton, 


30 00 


4 chairs. 


6 00 


1 express wagon. 


10 00 


10 window shades, 


3 00 


1 pung. 


20 00 


1 chest, 


50 


1 mowing machine, 


75 00 


10 bedsteads, 


25 00 


2 hay racks. 


25 00 


20 lbs. lard. 


2 00 


20 tons hay. 


200 00 


6 cider barrels. 


6 00 


2 pair cart wheels. 


30 00 


1 horse sled, 


S 00 


2 carts, 


15 00 


2 halters, 


2 50 


8 sets of wheels. 


10 00 


2 iron bars, 


2 00 


1 dump horse sled, 


30 00 


1 corn cutter, 


50 


2 harrows, 


12 00 


1 stump machine. 


50 00 


2 cultivators. 


12 00 


1 steel wedge, 


2 00 


4 plows, 


33 00 


4 hay forks, 


2 00 


1 set horse sleds. 


33 00 


1 drag rake. 


1 00 


1 triangle, 


5 00 


Scythe and snaths, 


3 00 


1 double dump cart, 


75 00 


60 lbs. saleratus, 


3 40 


1 lute, 


5 00 


1 cider mill, 


18 00 


4 shoats, 


60 00 


1 branding iron. 


1 00 


1 yoke, 


2 50 


Brushes and cards, 


2 00 


10 gallons molasses, 


3 00 


3 hand rakes, 


50 


30 ibs. pork, 


3 00 


1 yankee horse rake, 


25 00 


2 tons coal, 


14 00 


2 monkey wrenches, 


2 00 


1 grind stone. 


2 00 


1 lb. cream tartar, 


1 00 


5 lanterns. 


4 00 


Carpenters tools. 


5 00 


1 clothes horse. 


1 50 


1 hay cutter. 


6 00 


2 cook stoves, 


47 00 


1 garden fork, 


75 


3 coal stoves, 


15 00 


1 hitch weight, 


50 


Tubs and wash boards. 


4 00 


8 cords wood. 


40 00 


3 flat irons. 


1 00 


Spices, 


3 00 


11 beds and bedding, 


150 00 


8 lbs. tobacco, 


3 20 


3 lamps. 


1 00 


1 drag. 


5 00 


10 cords manure, 


50 00 


25 lbs. butter, 


6 00 


2 oil half barrels. 


2 50 


150 lbs. sugar. 


13 50 


5 bushels beans.. 


15 00 


1 bed pan. 


2 50 


3 barrels flour, 


19 50 


Cotton cloth, 


2 00 


40 lbs. tea. 


12 00 


2 mirrors. 


1 00 


2 bushels sweet corn, 


1 74 


Butter worker, 


6 00 


30 hens. 


15 00 


8 lbs. oat meal, 


50 


3 axes, 


2 00 


2 horse blankets, 


15 00 


11 picks and 8 hoes. 


15 00 


Wind mill, pump, tanks and fix- 


2 bushels seed sweet corn, 


3 00 


tures, 


300 00 


2 chains, 


3 50 


3 coal hods, 


1 80 


1 hay knife. 


1 50 


4 water pails. 


2 00 


Soap, 


6 50 


10 lbs. coffee. 


1 50 


1 road machine, 


200 00 


1 lb. raisins. 


12 


20 lbs. ham. 


3 00 


100 bushels potatoes. 


40 00 


10 lbs. rice, 


60 


Hammers, shovels and drills 


15 00 


1 churn, 


2 00 


100 lbs. beef. 


6 50 


i barrel crackers, 
25 lbs. salt fish, 


1 50 






1 70 




$7,715 81 



Amount carried forward, $7,028 04 



GEORGE B. LEAVITT, } Overseers 
THOS. J. RIGGS, > of the Poor 

DANIEL D. CHENERY, ) of Lfeering. 



36 REPORT OF SUPERVISOR. 



Eeport of Supervisor of Schools. 



To the Citizens of Deering : 

The following report of the schools of the town for the year 
1883-4, is respectfully submitted. 

The usual statistical details will be found in the accompanying 
tabular statement. 

The general statistics are as follows : 

Money raised by the town for common schools, |4,500 00 

Money received from State for common schools, 1,921 39 

Money raised by the town for High School, 1,500 00 

Money received from State for High School, 250 00 



Total, $8,171 39 

Amount of money per scholar, 6 72 

Whole number of scholars in town April 1, 1883, 1,215 

Increase in number of scholars from Apr. '82, to Apr. '83, 19 

Number registered spring term, 791 

Number registered fall term, 806 

Number registered winter term, 725 

Average attendance spring term, * 704 

Average attendance fall term, 71! 

Average attendance winter term, 621 

Per cent, of average attendance to whole number in town, ^6 
Per cent, of average attend, and to average number registered. 
Length of school year in weeks. 



REPORT OF SUPERVISOR. 



37 



TABULAR VIEW OF THE SCHOOLS 

FOR THE YEAR ENDING FEBRUARY 22, 1884. 



High 

Woodford's Grammar 
Woodford's Inter 



TEACHERS. 



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Woodford's Primary. 



Morrill's Grammar 

Morrill's Inter 

Morrill's Primary 

Deering Centre Primary 

Deering's Bridge 



Libby's Corner. 

Stroud water — 
Nason's Corner 
Riverton 



Cobb Lane. 



Allen's Corner 
Lunt's Corner. 
East Deering. . 



F. E. C. Robbins . . . 

Annie A. Gay 

Abbie S. Lowell . . . . 
Lucy S. Anderson. . 

S. L. Chubbuck 

Nellie M. Dalton... 
Hortense M. Merrill 
Mary H. Kimball . . 

Dora M. Jordan 

Susie C. Frank 

Rose W. Leland 

Jennie T. Mayberry 
Bertha A. Knight. . . 

Mary E. Alden. 

Sarah C. Kemp 

Mildred E. Blake. . 

Mary A. Elwell 

Mary E. Whittier. . . 
Bertha A. Knight. . . 

Annie Gordon 

Luetta Blanchard.. 

M. LuellaDill 

Jessie F. Adams. . . . 
Emily L. Parker 



Whole 


Averaf 


attendance. 


attend a 1 


ft 

C/5 


1 


rt 
g 


1 


H 
^ 


107 


120 


108 


98 


113 


44 


45 


39 


41 


41 


43 


58 


52 


40 


55 


110 


102 


76 


100 


91 


35 


41 


39 


32 


39 


41 


41 


42 


38 


39 


58 


58 


48 


50 


51 


54 


48 


36 


47 


41 


37 






31 






39 


39 




34 


41 


43 


42 


37 


32 


33 


39 


39 


29 


35 


32 


22 


16 


28 


19 


24 


23 


23 


18 


20 


15 


15 


13 


11 
12 




41 


40 


39 


37 


35 


34 


39 


41 


31 


33 


42 


33 


33 


36 


29 



100 

35 

48 
64 



0) Q 



109 
63 
44 
36 
40 
32 
32 
40 
36 
36 
36 
32 
32 
32 
32 
32 
28 
32 
28 
28 
29 
32 
32 
32 



So far as the condition and progress of our schools have de- 
pended upon the zeal and fidelity of the teachers, excellent results 
have been attained. Of the teachers employed, eleven are gradu- 
ates of normal schools and eight are graduates of high schools. 

The attendance for the spring and fall terms was unusually 
good, but during the winter term, it has been somewhat dimin- 
ished on account of severe storms and sickness. The average 
attendance for the year, however, is eighty-eight per cent, of the 
average number registered, which clearly indicates that the par- 
ents take a deep interest in the welfare of the schools. 

The improvements recently made at the Deering's Bridge school 
house have contributed much to the convenience aiid comfort of 
its occupants. Within the year the High School building and 
the school houses at Allen's Corner, East Deering and Wood- 
ford's, have received a coat of paint. The one at Woodford's 



38 EEPOKT OF SUPERVISOR. 

has been partially shingled. The one at Stroudwater has been 
supplied with Sebago water. For the one at Nason's Corner, a 
new furnace has been provided, which is a decided improvement 
upon the former mode of heating. The stove in the primary 
school house at Deering Centre fails to heat the room to a toler- 
able degree of comfort during severe winter weather and should 
be exchanged for some better heating apparatus. Several more 
school houses need painting, and to meet this expense it is desir- 
able that the town should make a special appropriation. 

The only'change in the school books of the town during the 
year is that made by the adoption of Shaylor's writing books. 

In the High school, the 3^ear has been one of great prosper- 
ity. The teachers have been faithful and efficient in the discharge 
of their duties, and the standard of scholarship maintained in the 
school is highly creditable to teachers and pupils. The school 
has been supplied with the American Universal Cyclopgedia, 
which, it is believed, will generously contribute to the culture of 
the pupils and to their knowledge of the world, both past and 
present. Further particulars in regard to the condition of the 
school will be found in the appended report of the principal. 

While we may well rejoice over whatever advancement our 
schools have made, we should not„be unmindful of their needs 
and their faults. Our work is progressive ; and past success 
should stimulate us to greater exertions in the future, since much 
still remains to be done to bring our schools to such a condition 
that all efforts put forth will accomplish the highest possible 
results. 

I would recommend that tl,500 be raised for the High school 
and $4,500 for common schools. 

The selectmen's report shows the amount of expenditures for 
school purposes. 

C. B. VARNEY, Supervisor. 

Feb. 23, 1884. 



REPORT OF SUPERVISOR. 39 



High School, Deering, Feb. 19, 1884. 

Mr. C. B. Varney, Supervisor of Schools : 

Statistics for the past year have already been given to you, and 
need not, I suppose, be repeated here. 

During the six years in v^hich I have had charge of the school, 
three hundred and nineteen different pupils have been registered. 
Of these fifty-three have been graduated, and fifteen will have 
completed the course at the end of the next term. 

Of the number who during this time have closed their connec- 
tion with the school, about one-fourth have been graduates. But 
each year gives a better showing in this respect ; the class of '84 
now contains nearly one-half its original number. A large part 
of those who do not remain for the full time are nevertheless in 
school long enough to complete a greater portion of the work. 

The course of study upon which the school is engaged is as 
follows : 

First year. — Algebra, U. S. History, Physical Geography, Phy- 
siology, Botany. 

Second year. — Book-keeping, Physics, Geometry, Latin. 

Third year. — Chemistry, Astronomy, Rhetoric, French, Latin. 

Fourth year. — Geology, English History, French, English Lit- 
erature, Latin and Reviews. 

Spelling is a daily, and English Composition a weekly, exercise ; 
and at intervals during the course reviews are made in Reading, 
Arithmetic, English Grammar and Geography. 

It is probable that the course as outlined here does not meet 
the entire approval of all the patrons of the school; and the sug- 
gestion that it would be well to undertake fewer branches and 
make the work more thorough in the more practical studies, is 
not without force. 

But I doubt if an attempt to carry out this idea would, after all, 
meet with general favor. The high school can, at best, offer only 



40 . KEPORT OF SUPERVISOR. 

general, not special education. No amount of training that couL 
be given in school would make the pupils experts in any branch 
furthermore, the study that is, perhaps, most practical for on 
scholar, is not necessarily so for another. On the whole, it seem 
to me that the high school fulfils its office if it gives only a limite( 
view of the elements of all the leading studies. The pupil ha 
thus an opportunity to find if he have a particular aptitude fo 
any of them, and if so, may be enabled to follow out, afterwarc 
the lines here begun, to practical results ; or if his future wor] 
requires a special familiarity with any of its branches, he ma 
readily supplement the partial knowledge of the subject gained a 
school ; and especially he may obtain enough general knowledg 
in the various departments to serve as a guide in his future reac 
ing and observation and experience, and help to make him we] 
informed, and to that extent successful. 

There have been no matters of special interest in connectio 
with the school since my last report. We have been supplie 
during the year with a much needed set of encyclopaedias. Ou 
philosophical and chemical apparatus, though by no means exter 
sive, answers the purpose very well. The school building is sti" 
in excellent condition, and, with its fresh coat of paint, its outsid 
appearance is better than ever. 

It is but justice to say that whatever success the school ha 
attained is due to the disposition of a large majority of the pupi 
to do their best, and to the fact that in their work teachers an 
pupils have always had the hearty co-operation of the parents. 

Respectfully subuiitted, 

\\._ F. E. C. RoBBiNS, Principal 



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